Sara Wordsworth is the co-writer/creator of In Transit, Broadway’s 1st a cappella musical (Circle in the Square, 2016; Off Broadway at Primary Stages; MTI) and co-producer of the In Transit Original Broadway Cast Recording (Hollywood Records). For Disney, she’s written multiple shows and entertainment experiences for Disney Cruise Line and Disney Parks worldwide, including large-scale stage adaptations of Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and Aladdin, as well as Frozen JR and Frozen KIDS (adaptations of the Broadway musical Frozen for young performers; Disney Theatrical/MTI). Other writing credits include 40 Years of Phish (Phish Live, Madison Square Garden), The Elf on the Shelf –A Christmas Musical (US Tour, Mills Entertainment), songs for the animated film Elf Pets: Santa’s Reindeer Rescue (Netflix), off Broadway’s Dory Fantasmagory, the published musicals Dear Albert Einstein (NYCCT), and High School Confidential (Off Broadway; Dramatic Publishing). In development: The Clearwaters, an indie-rock musical. Awards: Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Best Theatrical Production Worldwide, BMI Harrington-Outstanding Creative Achievement in Musical Theatre (Librettist). Nominations: Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, Off Broadway Alliance, Lucille Lortel. Residencies: Eugene O’Neill National Musical Theatre Conference, University of Oklahoma, CAP21. Sara has also developed treatments, songs and content for various regional theaters, performing arts organizations, educational institutions, recordings, publications, and charities, and has been a creative consultant for major entertainment organizations worldwide. She sits on the Steering Committee and is an instructor for the Tony-Honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, and is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., and Actors’ Equity Association. Sara lives in New York City with her husband and young daughter.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Lyricist
- Theatrical Bookwriter
- ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD